The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Smoking Cessation Clinical Practice Guideline. Findings and implications for psychologists.

@article{Wetter1998TheAF,
  title={The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research Smoking Cessation Clinical Practice Guideline. Findings and implications for psychologists.},
  author={David W. Wetter and Michael Fiore and Ellen R. Gritz and H. A. Lando and Maxine L. Stitzer and Vic Hasselblad and Timothy B. Baker},
  journal={The American psychologist},
  year={1998},
  volume={53 6},
  pages={657-69}
}
Smoking is the leading cause of preventable morbidity and mortality in the United States, and the health benefits of quitting smoking are substantial. Nevertheless, over 25% of American adults (48 million individuals) continue to smoke, and the vast majority of quit attempts are unsuccessful. The Agency for Health Care Policy and Research recently addressed the smoking problem by conducting a 2-year research project that was published as the Smoking Cessation Clinical Practice Guideline (Fiore… CONTINUE READING